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Seniors retiring early could adversely affect long-term care bottom line

McKnight's Senior Living (05/17/2021) – Senior living communities could see a reduction in move-ins in coming years as people retire early but with inadequate savings to cover their later-in-life needs, according to a Bloomberg opinion piece. Full story »

Grandson walks for Alzheimer’s in memory of his beloved Oma

bradfordtoday.ca (05/15/2021) – The theme for the 23rd Annual IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s is 'Walk 10,006 steps for 10,006 people living with dementia in Simcoe County', and over the past 15 years Matthew Vorstermans has walked 10,006 steps many times over for his Oma Jean, and for people living with dementia in Simcoe County. Full story »

Short-term rehab facilities continue to face vaccine struggles

Skilled Nursing News (05/12/2021) – Short-term nursing facilities across the country continue to wrestle with vaccine-hesitant staff even as residents line up for the vaccination. Full story »

Why the SNF of tomorrow might look like today’s Assisted Living community

Skilled Nursing News (05/11/2021) – Lifesprk, a senior care company providing services that span the home-based care continuum, is acquiring Tealwood Senior Living, which operates 35 communities in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Full story »

Skilled Nursing Facility surveys skyrocket during pandemic

Skilled Nursing News (05/07/2021) – Skilled nursing facility surveys have skyrocketed over the past year, with some worrying that surveyors have also grown more aggressive. Full story »

Nurses key to delivering vaccines in developing countries

Harvard T.H. Chan (05/05/2021) – At nursing leadership event, speakers cite critical role for nurses in vaccination campaigns, call for vaccine equity among wealthy and developing nations Full story »

Tulsa Woman Takes 10-Day Caregiver Course To See Mother-In-Law In Long-Term Care Facility

News on 6 (05/03/2021) – TULSA, Oklahoma - The pandemic might be slowing down, but many nursing homes and long-term care facilities are still limiting visitors. There are programs that allow anyone to become a certified caregiver in less than two weeks, so you can visit your loved ones again. Full story »

Alzheimer’s Shown to Develop in Four Distinct Patterns

GEN (05/03/2021) – Researchers published a study “Four distinct trajectories of tau deposition identified in Alzheimer’s disease” in Nature Medicine that shows how the tau protein spreads in AD according to four distinct patterns that lead to different symptoms with different prognoses of the affected individuals. Full story »